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Dangerous goods vehicle licences

Do you need a licence for your vehicle?

If you drive a road vehicle to transport dangerous goods, your vehicle must be licensed by WorkSafe Tasmania if the capacity of the containers you transport:

  • exceed 500 litres or kilograms for a container
  • exceed 3000 litres for a single IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) or total capacity of IBCs, not filled or emptied on the vehicle
  • are a Risk Category 3 load for Class 1 (explosives).

Applying for and renewing a dangerous goods vehicle licence

You must submit an Application For Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence form (PDF, 751.7 KB) at a Service Tasmania outlet.

To be eligible to apply for a licence:

Resources

WorkSafe Tasmania resources

Application For Dangerous Goods Vehicle Licence form (PDF, 751.7 KB)

Transporting fireworks by road (PDF, 489.5 KB)

Other resources

Australian Code for the Transport of Explosives by Road and Rail (AE Code) (external link)

Updated: 29th October 2019